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Today, our tour group visited the famous prehistoric site of Stonehenge then moved on to nearby Salisbury where we checked into our lodgings.

Stratford upon Avon is forever associated with famous playwright and poet, William Shakespeare (1564-1616) who was both born and buried in the town. In addition to birth and burial places (both of which are open to visitors) there is also the famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre, home of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

The Royal Crescent, Bath was built during the period 1767-1774 under the direction of John Wood the Younger and is a manifestation of the style, scope and grandeur of the 18th century moneyed classes, a time which could be called the ‘Jane Austen era’.